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El Meson Espanol

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Carr 102 Guanajibo, Mayaguez 00680, Puerto Rico
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Ponce, Puerto Rico
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went there on vacations, Had to try their 3 soups: Onion Soup, the Galician Soup and the Best of the Best their Garlic Soup! I had a Fried Grouper with their home made fried potatoes. Definitely return as soon as I have a chance!

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Thank R_rivtourist
San German, Puerto Rico
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

This restaurant is a cross over between fine dining and mid-range. Meets are really good and the Paellas also. Service is average for the price and accomodations could be a little better. Food taste is excellent.

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Thank adolfoa904
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

El Mesón Español is definitely my favorite Spanish/Tapas restaurant in the southwest of Puerto Rico. Their Spanish Tortilla has absolutely no rival. You must also try their cod croquettes and cheese balls. If you like bolder flavors, try their boquerones. For dining, their Caldo Gallego is spectacular, and their San Jacobo is a must-try. Service is always good, and prices... More 

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PR
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95 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

This place established more than 20 years ago is very respectable restaurant. Their croquetas are one of the best I have ever tried. Service could improve, is pretty slow .Their paella is very good , not excellent but good. They have a very refreshing sangria that is sure to please anyone. They have a nice space for parking. The restaurant... More 

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Thank AMBB
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Just an awesome place to eat Mediterranean food. Obviously if you come here its a must to try the seafood paella

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Thank Arcayo
San German, Puerto Rico
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

Is a family owned restaurants well known in the area. Excellent food. traditional menu. Good Sangría, and tapas. excellent mediterranean food.

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Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
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105 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Best Spanish food this side of the island. Try the paella for two, they offer a take out paella as well. Don't expect local puertorican food, this is mostly Español cuisine. Good wine selection.

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Thank RobertoCofresi
Rincon, Puerto Rico
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Excellent food and tapas. It's an authentic Spanish cuisine restaurant we had the house sangria and a few tapas and it was excellent. Staff is friendly and place has this cozy european feeling.

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Thank Gustavo C
puerto rico
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157 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

I have been to this restaurant about 3 times. although it is very good on our last visit we were disappointed. Turns out we have ordered paella before and this time around we were charged twice as much for the same portion. We gently claimed to our waitress but we had to pay over $75.00 usd for a regular service.... More 

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Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2015

Good spanish food and wines. Staff well trained. Diverse menu. cozy ambiance. Fine dining, Good Sangria. Excellent Lamb Chops.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 25
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carr 102 Guanajibo, Mayaguez 00680, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Mayaguez

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?